Schools Testimonials

Capoeira Dance and Brazilian Percussion Samba workshops

Wow!!!! This was one of the best days that I have enjoyed with children in 35 years of teaching.

What a fantastic combination of workshops delivered with real passion and expertise.

Children were actively involved in the Capoeira Dance from start to finish, happily engaged, learning traditional moves and making up with their own creative routines. They really enjoyed the “Call and Response” that accompanied the dance routines. The facilitator was extremely flexible, taking the activity outdoors at times to accommodate the general school timetable.

Two accomplished teachers delivered the Brazilian Percussion workshops, one very skilled in working with the younger children and the other with Key Stage 2 children. These sessions were very well managed and again delivered with real energy and energy. The children were taught various Samba rhythms and performed for others at the close of the school day

 

Feedback from staff and children was extremely positive and if funds allowed we would certainly invite the artists back to our school. They are brilliant!

Jill Tiffany

Headteacher

Lindhead School

Scarborough

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Brazilian Percussion and Samba dance workshops

Just wanted to say a big thank you for the workshops you delivered yesterday at Bramcote Hills Primary School. The children absolutely loved both the workshops 

Thank you very much!

Jennie

Bramcote Hills Primary School 

 

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Bollywood dance

The feedback from staff and children about the dance sessions was very positive, everyone enjoyed the sessions and felt that they were very worthwhile and the children got a lot from them.

 

Eastfield Primary Academy

Emma Spencer 

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Beatboxing Workshop

Booked BeatFox for my boys choir. Amazing session recording cool beatbox sounds. Highly recommended.

Great fun. 

Temple Grove Academy

Helen Byard 

 

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 Chinese New Year Workshops

 

 

Lime House School were delighted to welcome the Red Panda Workshops on Friday 2 February.  We had asked for workshops on Lion Dancing and Chinese Percussion in advance of the Chinese New Year celebrations to continue to develop the cultural understanding of our pupils as part of their PSHE education.

 

The workshops were enjoyed by the whole age range of our school from seven to eighteen years of age with sessions being appropriately pitched and stimulating for all.  The highlight for many was the opportunity to be the lion’s head or indeed to don the gold fringed trousers as the rear of the animal.  Pupils engaged wholeheartedly with the experience and the sessions finished with a procession including all percussion instruments.  I was impressed by how quickly the presenters engaged pupils with the activities and encouraged a feeling of success early in the process through hands-on work with the range of instruments.  Seeing the pupils concentrating on their role within the whole and enjoying the processions was a highlight.

I would recommend the agency and will hopefully be booking again.

 

 

Lime House School

Mary Robertson-Barnett

Headteacher

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African Drumming Workshop 

 

The children enjoyed an African Drumming session with Ronald (Red Panda Workshops artist) from Uganda to celebrate Black History Month.  He told the children that the people in Uganda are called Baganda.  They speak a language called Luganda.  Ronald comes from a village called Buganda.

 

The children began the workshop with a warm- up where they stretched their bodies by playing 'chicken wings' and 'pick an apple.'  Then the children performed a dance called 'Wash and Dance' and some of the children got to wear the 'Caliba' which is a traditional cow-skin apron.

 

The children learnt that African drums were mainly made and used for communication around the village.  The queen would call the people to her palace by playing the 'Wanga Guche' which means 'Nations Come.'  Drums are played for lots of different announcements such as funerals, war, parties and weddings.  The villagers have to listen to the rhythm and then they know what is happening in the village.  The children enjoyed playing on the drums throughout the workshop.

 

Etz Chaim Jewish Primary School

 

 

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Chinese storytelling and painting workshop

 

This week the children have enjoyed learning all about China and Chinese New Year across the school. In Early Years children set up a Chinese restaurant in their role play area and practised writing the numbers in Mandarin, in Year 1 they wrote fact files about pandas and made spring rolls, and in Year 2 they used Google maps to 'visit' Beijing and created China fact files (plus so much more). 

The week ended yesterday with a delicious Chinese lunch, and a wonderful Chinese storytelling and painting workshop from our fantastic visitor Xwei from Red Panda Workshops!

 

 

Drapers' Maylands Primary School

 

 

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Lion dance

Thank you for our fabulous workshops this week. The children all had a great time. 

 

Jennie 

Farnborough Road Infant School

 

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Lion dance

 

I wanted to let you know that the workshops were a success and the children enjoyed their dancing sessions immensely.

 

Hannah McCann

Head of School

Maylandsea Community Primary School

 

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Chinese Storytelling and Fan Dance

 

All went well and the girls really enjoyed their sessions - especially the fan

dancing!

 

North London Collegiate School

Annemarie

 

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Chinese Ribbon Dance

 

Firstly, I want to say how much the children really enjoyed the ribbon dance. The artist Sinman was really fantastic with all of the children. It topped off our Chinese New Year celebrations brilliantly!

 

Queens Park Academy

Holli

 

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Chinese New Year - Ribbon dance

 

Teachers testimonials

 

The ribbon dance workshop was engaging to all. YUYU gave very clear instructions and her expectations from the beginning. She gave opportunities for the children to work with 'someone different and split each class in 2 to perform. I loved that the audience had a camera and had to talk about one special moment they captured with a photograph. In this way every child felt special.

 

 My class really enjoyed the ribbon dancing. They were engaged from the start and she organised the session very well. They had to share the ribbons in pairs but she was really clear about the fact that the other person would be having their turn very soon. The instructions were very clear.

 

 

Sue

Mortimer St Mary’s 

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Chinese New Year - Lion Dance

 

I just wanted to say thank you for the workshop today. We really enjoyed working with Shuai. He was professional and friendly, and the children were really engaged throughout. We learned all about the Chinese lion dance, and now we can't wait to make our costume and perform it for the school next week!

 

Thank you again

 

Sally Briddon

Highfield Hall School

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Chinese New Year - Ribbon Dance

 

Sim man led an interesting dance session which kept a group of Reception and Year 1 children fully engaged throughout the morning. After telling a story to set the scene for the dances she demonstrated her own skills in a ribbon dance which the children found inspirational. Ribbon dancing and fan dancing were pitched perfectly for this class of ten young children who were treated with patience, sensitivity and authority.

 

Wootton-by-Woodstock Primary School

Valerie Lucas

Headteacher

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Origami Workshop

 

Chinese New Year, Lee, from Shanghai in China ran an origami workshop.

The  Nursery and Reception children really enjoyed the workshop. They made a dog by folding square paper into triangles and a little box by folding rectangles. The children learnt how to change shapes by folding paper.

 

Year 1 and 2 focussed on following instructions to create a paper cone (for chips) out of paper, as well as a tray to hold small things. The children honed in on their fine motor skills to carry out the activity.  

Years 3 and 4 made a dinosaur. This encouraged a great sense of teamwork as some children supported others who found it challenging.

 

Year 5 and 6 made intricate birds and butterflies which could move!

 

All the children had a lot of fun!

Etz Chaim Jewish Primary School

 

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Our services

 

My name is Karon Chambers and I teach pe within our West Walton School Wisbech Cambridgeshire in our Windmill Federation Primary School. We have had your services during the recent years and would like to have them again. We are interested in African dancing and African drumming.

 

West Walton School Wisbech Cambridgeshire

 

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Basketball Freestyle

 

Andrew was brilliant thanks for organising. He was so good with the young people leading the workshops. 

 

Chris Norman

The Boys’ Brigade in Enfield

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African drumming and Dance

Victor was great thank you! The kids all really got something out of the workshops and had a lot of fun!  

Laura Bain

St Aloysius’ College

Glasgow

 

 

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Our services

We used Red Panda Workshops for a few years and we have always been impressed with their workshops and service.

 

 

Ashlyns School Hertfordshire

Miss Selma Manns

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Indian dance

I wanted to let you know that the workshop was extraordinary, everybody is very pleased with Asa's approach and pleasant personality. The team is already asking for him back.

 

Immanuel and St Andrew Primary School

Fabiana Gomez

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African drumming - Capoeira

 

Many thanks for your help during our after school club! Capoeira and African drumming was a wonderful and unique offering, and your kind approach and engaging style was perfect for the young children aged 6-9. They absolutely loved the drumming and marching, and we were delighted to learn that some even picked up some Portuguese! Having you on a weekly basis exposed the children to an element of a different culture and language, and we are so happy our students had this opportunity. We would not hesitate to recommend Elias to other schools, groups, and clubs! 

 

Allison Lindeman

After School Club Leader, The Norwegian School in London 

 

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Breakdance and Street Dance

 

I just wanted to say thank you for the two days of fantastic street dance workshops that we had at Immanuel. The children loved it, I have never seen them so enthusiastic and they were really impressed with Zac's skills.

 

I would certainly recommend using your company again.

 

Thank you very much

 

Gemma

Immanuel and St Andrew Primary School

 

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Steel Pan drums

 

Kids

"I enjoyed playing a new instrument"

 

"It was really difficult"

 

"The man was lovely and a bit crazy but in a good way"

 

"He looked like the rock"

 

"He was so funny when he kept yelling CHANGE"

 

"My favorite bit was when we did the warm up with our wrists and went really fast"

 

"I enjoyed when we got to change between the two notes"

 

School

We are really grateful for your visit, the children loved it and it was so energetic which was brilliant for them (especially the afternoon sessions).

 

Miss Heather 

Ravensthorpe Primary School

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Black History Month workshops

 

Last year you ran some fantastic workshops at the school as part of the school's Black History Month celebrations.  We are interested in using your company again this year on the 9th November during the daytime and possibly an evening performance to the parents. 

 

Holy Trinity CE Primary 

Lambeth

Dan, Camilla and Lulu 

Humanities team

 

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Flamenco workshop

 

The workshops were FANTASTIC. Christine was really good with all groups of children. Her powerpoint demonstration that she showed in the assembly was really informative and everyone, including staff, learnt so much. I couldn't recommend her enough.

 

Keeley Taberner

 Woodland Primary School

Lancashire

 

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Skateboarding workshop

 

We were delighted with the skateboarding workshop. It was very well organized and equipped and the girls loved the activity. We would definitely like to welcome the teacher back here again.

Thank you and have a good summer.

All good wishes,

 

Manor House school

Teresa Williams Head of Art and Drama

Surrey

 

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Capoeira workshop

 

Wellacre Academy are huge advocates of the capoeira workshops. They are now an integral part of our Community Cohesion events. Our students may be tentative at first but soon find their rhythm and hone their skills. A brilliant way to enjoy a taster of this art form. Thank you once again.

 

Stacey Partridge 

Wellacre, Manchester 

 

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Beatboxing workshops

 

 Oh wow, I don't have words to describe how fantastic the workshops were. Jim Fox was AMAZING. The children were enthralled from start to finish and the staff were all very impressed too! The demonstrations he did in the assembly were spot on and captivated everyone. The workshops were well aimed at the age groups of the children and he had a lovely manner with them. He was professional and polite to everyone he met and his skills were unbelievable. 

 

Thank you for providing Jim and this workshop - it has inspired so many adults and children at our school and we had a brilliant time.Would highly recommend to others!

 

St John's CE VC Primary School - Bristol

Mr. Sue

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Circus skills workshop testimonial

 

They were great thanks. All of the children and staff really enjoyed themselves, learned something new and got some good exercise! The assemblies were interesting and entertaining and the workshops well organised.

 

Josie Scragg

Baines Endowed VC Primary School

Lancashire

 

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Football Freestyle

 

Thank you Red Panda and Rebaz (football freestyler) for a great workshop. The pupils at our school absolutely loved your demonstrations and were amazed by what you could do with a football. The way Rebaz tailored each session to the age groups given made it possible for everyone to have a go themselves. His rapport with the children was not only professional but also personal and I would highly recommend him for any school wanting to give children first hand experiences of something they may not have seen previously. Thank you Red Panda and Rebaz for making our schools sports day one to remember. 

 

Mr Saunders (year 6 teacher) 

Coningsby St Michael's Primary School in Lincolnshire 

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Samba - Capoeira - Football Freestyle - Percussion

 

The artists from Red Panda Agency were punctual, friendly and flexible to our needs.  They were professional and very talented.  They really made our event.

 

Stephen Kilgour

Deputy Head Teacher

Cherry Garden School

London

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Samba - Capoeira - Football Freestyle - Percussion

 

Just a note to say how much we all enjoyed the workshops today. The children had a fantastic day, as did our teachers! Please pass on our thanks to all the workshop leaders… they were fantastic.

 

St James C.E. (Aided) Infant School – Tunbridge Wells (Kent)

Sarah Cota

 

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Samba workshops

 

Samba dancing was marvellous – Simone was great and really engaged the kids.
She was fabulous, so enthusiastic and it was really well led in a way that made it accessible for all.
She also talked about the emotion of the dance and this got my class participating well and to a high standard.
I didn’t actually do the dancing with my kids as it was my management time but the teacher who did it with them said the woman who came in was excellent! The kids really enjoyed it!

 

Torrisholme Primary School

Lancashire

 

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Capoeira

 

The children really enjoyed their day learning about capoeira. All the staff were thrilled with the way in which the children responded with enthusiasm and demonstrated their new skills.

Thank you so much for something different!

 

Westrop Primary School - Swindon

Janet Urban
Headteacher

 

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African dance

 

Thank you for the African Dance Workshops last Monday.

The children all enjoyed the workshops. They enjoyed the story telling and the actions! The teachers all commented that it was a really enjoyable workshop and you made it accessible to all abilities.

 

Claire Fox Nelmes Primary School - Essex

 

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Capoeira  - Brazilian music

 

Red panda agency has worked well with our after school club. Students have been really engaged in the activities and are excited to share what they have done with their parents and with staff.

 

Clifton Hill School - Caterham (Surrey)

 

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Many workshops booked

 

We have used Red Panda Agency for several Year- they always attend our Hispanic days and have provided excellent workshops across all Year Groups. The pupils here have thoroughly enjoyed the workshops and always request them back. The pupils engage with the workshop leaders who are talented and also enthusiastic, patient and always willing to help. I would not hesitate in recommending them to any school.

 

Bridget Durrant Deputy Head

St Ursula’s Convent School

London Greenwich

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Capoeira

 

Elias’ capoeira session surpassed all expectations. He is highly skilled and clearly passionate about capoeira, this enthusiasm extending out to the children who thoroughly enjoyed the workshop. Our Year 5 children left the workshop raving about it! It was highly inclusive and the pace and structure made it straight-forward for all children to understand and join in with. Capoeira provided a brilliant mixture of martial art, music, dance and performance that appealed to each and every one of us. We would not hesitate to have him back for another session at the school.

 

Natalie Pinkus Hugh Myddelton Primary School

London

 

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Red panda agency – Samba and Capoeira Workshops

 

Elias and Nayara came to us for 2 days, and ran workshops for the entire Infant and Nursery School. The workshops were pacy and active, and certainly made our children work hard! The dance moves were suitable for all of the children, with minor adjustments, and all of our children, from 3 to 7 loved having a go. The final performances were a nice way for the children to showcase their talents. We all felt we had spent a little time in Brazil, and that we all knew a little more about the dance styles. Thank you both for your hard work and enthusiasm.

 

Mrs Prince The Grove Infant and Nursery School Harpenden

Hertfordshire

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Chinese New Year 

 

Just wanted to say thank you for a fantastic chinese ribbon dance workshop today.
Was brilliant and delivered a first class workshop.

 

Norbreck Primary school - Blackpool

 

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Samba

 

The samba workshop was fantastic, Gill was brilliant and the children really enjoyed their day! They’re really enthusiastic for our topic on carnivals now so the workshop was really worthwhile, thanks!

 

Lordsgate Township CE Primary School

Lancashire

 

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Capoeira

 

‘The Capoeira workshop was a huge success, the students learnt some of the fundamental skills and routines involved and were then able to create their own work.  Bicudo was an excellent artist that enthused and inspired the students.  Thank you’

 

Helen MacDonald 

Varndean School - Brighton

 

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Capoeira

 

“We have used the Capoeira classes of Prof Bicudo for many years. The Capoeira activity is great for the kids and he always keeps his sessions fun and interactive and has always been much liked by both our staff and children.”

 

XKEYS residential camps

London

 

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Many workshops booked

 

We were delighted with the workshops offered by Red panda agency – African drumming, Break dance and Brazilian Capoeira. The tutors were highly professional and engaged the students fully. The students enjoyed the opportunity of experiencing a fun activity delivered by lively, dynamic presenters. We would recommend them to anyone wanting a new experience for their students.

 

Ashlyns School

Hertfordshire 

 

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Drumming Testimonial

 

Bicudo (African drumming and percussion teacher) has worked with children in Year 5, once a week for a term and the children have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. They have loved learning new rhythms and have loved the dance element involved. Bicudo is a very skilled drummer and children have been expected to watch and copy his skills.

We have enjoyed having Red panda agency and Bicudo working in our school and look forward to more opportunities to work with him in the future.

 

Michelle Hayfron , Assistant Headteacher - Wandsworth (London)

Belleville Primary school

 

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Street dance

 

The Street Dance workshop was a great success with our Year 3 classes. The trainer was enthusiastic and upbeat with the children, keeping them engaged and trying their hardest. All in all, the children had a great time while learning some exciting dance moves and techniques.

 

Cromer Junior School, Norwich Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0EX. 

 

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Black History Event

 

On behalf of MAPAH (Maidstone Alliance for People of African Heritage), we would like to offer our thanks and gratitude to Red Panda Agency for your support and willingness to be flexible with us regarding payment schedules, and for professionally delivering a fun dance and instrumental presentation during Maidstone’s 1stever Black History Month event on the 27th of October, 2012. We are grateful for your warmth, support and participation despite the adverse freezing, wet and windy weather, Capoeira performance was great. Thank you!

Your contribution certainly helped towards us achieving our goal to foster a closer community spirit, and create an understanding concerning all our diversities.

The success of the event has emboldened us to make this an annual event and we appreciate your support in helping us accomplish this milestone.

 

Ngaio Goll 

MAPAH

Maidstone council – Kent

 

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Capoeira

 

Bicudo visited the Grove School in September 2013 to provide Capoeira workshops for our students. Bicudo skilfully tailored the workshops to the students needs incorporating instruments and rhythmical music for our younger learners. Our older students very much enjoyed the physical challenge of the session saying “It was great fun, but made us feel like we had been to the gym”. Some students who may at times be introverted and less engaged in new experiences were highly stimulated and motivated to join in, it was delightful to see their animated smiles and complete absorption in the workshops.
The Capoeira workshops enabled the students to actively experience the sounds and cultures of another country, which was a valuable learning experience that everyone very much enjoyed.

 

Amanda Williams
The Grove School
Grove Gardens
Tweedmouth
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland

 

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Capoeira Dance Workshop

 

On Wednesday, as part of the Black history focus, Year 3 took part in a Capoeira dance workshop led by the talented Elias. The children all joined in brilliantly to develop their movements into a sequence with their partner, whilst also gaining an understanding of the history behind the dance. Such cooperation, respect and commitment!  It is great to see our values filtering through all aspects daily life at Strand. Thank you to those families who have already sent payments into the office. If you have not yet had a chance to do so, Kevin and Lorraine are very happy to receive your contributions. If your child is in Year 3 ask them to show you some moves over the holiday! Year 3

 

Strand on the Green Junior School 

London

 

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Many workshops booked

 

We arranged for Elias and Elizangela to come to Wimbledon Chase Primary School to bring our geography topic on the Amazing Americas to life for our Year 6's. We we doing a focused study on Brazil and comparing it to the UK and were keen to immerse the children in Brazilian culture. The Samba and Capoeira workshops they ran were high-energy, educational and great fun and the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. An excellent experience all-round!

 

Mr Saller

Year 6 Teacher

Wimbledon Chase School

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Many workshops booked

 

I just wanted to say thank you for sending two amazing artists to deliver  Bollywood dancing & African drumming workshops.

The children and staff had a fantastic time.

 

Gill Gower

Norbreck Primary school Blackpool

 

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Many workshops booked

 

Testimonial for Dhol drumming, percussion and Bollywood dance workshop Wednesday 8th February 2017 at Norbreck Primary Academy.

 

Nav delivered a successful and enjoyable workshop in which the children got thoroughly involved and learnt many new skills. He certainly impressed the children with his own performance on the drums, a very talented drummer. He delivered good background knowledge and took the time to explain to the children what the drums were made of. Also his delivery was very child friendly particularly when teaching dance, the imagery he used was brilliant for the Year 2 children. It was a superb workshop enjoyed by pupils & staff.

 

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Samba Dance and capoeira performance 

 

We really enjoyed your performance last week, the pupils were really inspired.

I took loads of photographs and we will do a big display to celebrate all the pupils work.

Thank you so much.

 

 

Pgrattan

Art and Design Co-Ordinator

Eleanor Smith School

London

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Samba dance

 

We had great pleasure to welcome Red Panda dance group to school.  We were led by Chris, who helped us all learn some fantastic samba moves. All children had a wonderful, energetic time, as did the teachers, who showed us their moves!  This has been an amazing part of our whole school topic, #RoadtoRio.

 

Eckington C of E.

Eckington Worcestershire

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Carnival Workshop

 

We had a great time in Year 1 when Latisha came to visit.  She was excellent with the children, very calm and they all listened.

 

She had great warm up activities and songs.  And just the right level of dance moves to get the children excited and wanting to learn.  All classes had a brilliant time and very much enjoyed the whole class carnival outside altogether. The right amount of time spent in each class was perfect, and everything was fun and engaging.

 

Possibly there could have been more scarves for everyone to enjoy a scarf whilst they were doing the practice, and possibly a few more instruments.

 

Other than that, we had a great time

 

Ninian Park Primary School - Cardiff 

Annabelle

 

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Capoeira workshop

 

We recently had Elias deliver a capoeira workshop to the whole school. Elias taught children from Reception to Year Six over the course of the day. The children were enthusiastic and really enjoyed the day. They learned a lot of moves in a very short time, as well as listening to music played on musical instruments. They took part, and all responded well to Elias's teaching. It was an exciting day for a small rural school in Cambridgeshire!

 

Sue Blyth,

Headteacher 

Cambridgeshire

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Chinese New Year workshop

 

Red Panda workshops visited us to celebrate Chinese New Year. The younger children (R-Y3) had the opportunity to try on the very heavy lion head and make up their own dances. In Y1 this culminated terms work on China.

 

Rose Street Primary school - Kent

 

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Capoeira and Brazilian music workshop

 

Elias was a thoroughly engaging tutor. He caught the children's attention straight

away and had them spellbound with his demonstration of traditional capoeira music.

The workshop was excellent fun and all the children were keen to participate and

learn. The pace was good and I was impressed at how many moves we managed to learn

within the hour.

I would highly recommend the workshop to other schools.

 

Rachel Lennard

Year 4 teacher

PE Co-ordinator

St Paul's Primary School

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Capoeira Dance and Brazilian Percussion Samba workshops

 

Wow!!!! This was one of the best days that I have enjoyed with children in 35 years of teaching.

 

What a fantastic combination of workshops delivered with real passion and expertise.

 

Children were actively involved in the Capoeira Dance from start to finish, happily engaged, learning traditional moves and making up with their own creative routines. They really enjoyed the “Call and Response” that accompanied the dance routines. The facilitator was extremely flexible, taking the activity outdoors at times to accommodate the general school timetable.

 

Two accomplished teachers delivered the Brazilian Percussion workshops, one very skilled in working with the younger children and the other with Key Stage 2 children. These sessions were very well managed and again delivered with real energy and energy. The children were taught various Samba rhythms and performed for others at the close of the school day.

 

Feedback from staff and children was extremely positive and if funds allowed we would certainly invite the artists back to our school. They are brilliant!

 

Jill Tiffany

Headteacher

Lindhead School

Scarborough

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Brazilian Percussion and Samba dance workshops

 

Just wanted to say a big thank you for the workshops you delivered yesterday at Bramcote Hills Primary School. The children absolutely loved both the workshops 

 

Thank you very much!

Jennie

Bramcote Hills Primary School

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Football Freestyle workshop

 

The workshops with Rebaz were fantastic. He took time to help each of the children and built up their skills with time- making sure it was tailored to all of their needs. All of the teachers were very positive about his lessons and the children have begun challenging themselves on the playground to freestyle techniques. Highly recommended.

 

 

Willingdon Primary School

Scott Henderson

 

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Cuban percussion workshop

 

Please pass on our thanks to Marcos for superb music workshops today. The students gained a great deal from the workshops and thoroughly enjoyed the day.

 

Larkmead School Oxford

Andrea Phillips

Head of Visual and Performing Arts

 

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Breakdance and Football Freestyle

 

The workshops were great and the children really enjoyed them. Please pass this on to your artists! 

 

Many thanks,

 

Natalie Lester,

Heston Primary School

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Indian cultural workshops - Bhangra dance and Dhol Percussion

 

As part of World Book Day we had an Indian Focus week in school. Each year group concentrated on an Indian story and one area of India. 

We focused on a number of cultural and religious stories from India in our writing groups and on the city of Delhi in our Topic lessons. 

 

On Wednesday 14th March 6R were treated to an Indian drumming workshop from Red Panda Entertainment. 

We enjoyed learning about the drums that come from the Punjab region of India and having a go at playing them! 

The following day, 6R were then treated to an Indian dance workshop from Red Panda Entertainment. We enjoyed learning about the Sikh and Buddhist culture and then had a go at some Bhangra dancing.   

 

Ravneet kindly brought some traditional Indian sweets for us to try as well! 

 

Blakehill Primary School 

 

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Chinese New Year - Tai Chi and Lion dance Workshops

 

I just wanted to get in touch to tell you what a fabulous day we have had today. All of the children in every class really enjoyed the sessions and your instructor was absolutely fantastic! Please pass on our thanks once again.

 

We hope to be able to work with you again in the future

Deputy Head Teacher 

St Hild's College CE (Aided) Primary School

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Brazilian Music and Dance Workshops

Thank you so much - the children absolutely loved the sessions! It was a true cultural experience, with the perfect balance of energy, learning and fun!

 

Some comments from the children:

 

Really nice to learn about and try out a different form of dancing.

 

The instruments were like nothing I've seen before - I was blown away!

 

The dancing was incredible - I couldn't believe my eyes! 

 

Hopefully see you again next year! 

 

All the best

Monkfield Park Primary School 

Adam

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Bhangra Dance workshops

Hi Elias,

I didn't get the chance to say a huge thank you to Jasmine for coming to Otterbourne today. She was so engaging and the three classes had so much fun with her. Please pass on our gratitude!

Many thanks,

Otterbourne Primary School

Rhiannon Smith

Teacher

Red Panda School Workshops UK

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